BAE Systems Handyperson 2nd Class (Plate) in Norfolk, Virginia

Job Description

Position Summary:

Handypersons help and assist mechanics with their key roles and responsibilities. Handypersons are expected to have an intermediate knowledge of key roles and responsibilities as well as functional knowledge specific to their trade. Handypersons must also have demonstrated the ability to perform all tasks of Handyperson 3rd, Helper (1st & 2nd) and show a desire to learn new tasks.

Key Responsibilities & Functional Knowledge:

Performance Related

  • Proven ability to perform tasks of Handyperson 3rd and helper

  • 12 months without any written warnings for rules violation

  • Must have a good performance evaluation

  • Able to report to work on time each day and have good attendance record

  • Able to work overtime when required

  • Able to work with others and in a team

  • Demonstrate improved trade skills

Process/Procedure related

  • Ability to comprehend processes and procedures

  • Able to understand and follow safety rules

  • Have a working understanding of Tag Out and Lock Tag out programs

  • Know and understand basic math

  • Able to read and write

  • Assist shop personnel in accomplishing assigned tasks

  • Have a working knowledge of the WAF (Work Authorization Forms) and its process

  • Have a basic understand of functional theory based on assigned trade

  • Have a general understanding of naval vessel compartment number systems and related vessel terminology

Equipment Related

  • Work with shop equipment / maintenance of equipment

  • Acquire a personal hand tool collection

  • Must have general knowledge and can demonstrate use of hand tools

  • Able to work around heavy equipment

  • Be familiar with uses of pneumatic, hydraulic and electric power tools

  • Develop small equipment operating skills

  • Start to help with maintenance on equipment

  • Operate machinery using good judgment/operator skills

  • Assist Plate Shop personnel in accomplishing assigned tasks

  • Assist with grinding, scaling and other surface preparation activities

  • Some cutting and tacking

  • Learning about hot work requirements

  • Operate the overhead crane and forklift with proper certification

  • Learning to use shop equipment

  • Learning how to perform basic layout(access's, ripout)

  • Must have basic blueprint reading skills

  • Assist with tank testing

  • Must possess basic hand torch skills

  • Begin learning about the following types of plating material: steel, copper nickel, aluminum, stainless steelGain basic knowledge of work with aluminum and stainless steel

Required Skills and Education

Education Minimum:

High school diploma/GED

Minimum Relevant Experience:

1 to 2 yrs.

Must be able to read, write and comprehend simple instructions

Must be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions in written, oral or diagram form

Must be able to calculate and understand units of measure, including fractions and decimals

Must know how to measure using a scale and tape measure

Must be able to use specified tools required tools as determined by the shop management

Maintain job site cleanliness

Ability to work in confined Space Entry

Able to work at heights (if applicable to trade)

Be able to work off scaffolding (if applicable to trade)

Able to work with hands

Able to wear the required PPE

Basic material identification skills

Make measurements to 1/16" using measuring tape or ruler.

Basic blueprint reading (Excludes labor shop)

Assist with troubleshooting and issue resolution as required

This description does not include all activities, duties or responsibilities required for this position. The key duties, responsibilities and requirements identified in this description are subject to modification by the Company (in consultation with the Union, as appropriate) at any time.

Preferred Skills and Education

Optional Trainings:

Firewatch certification (All trades, where applicable)

First Aid Responder (All trades, where applicable)

CPR Trained (All trades, where applicable)

Aerial Lift Certified (specified by shop management)

Forklift Training (specified by shop management)

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. Platforms & Services designs, develops, produces, supports, maintains, modernizes and upgrades armored combat vehicles, wheeled vehicles, naval guns, surface ship combatants, commercial vessels, missile launchers, artillery systems, military ordnance, and protective wear and armor. Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Handyperson 2nd Class (Plate)


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